Globalisation Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    Offers an overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues including gender and family, religion and ethnicity, social stratification, urban life, popular culture and media. Will be of interest to students and scholars of China across a range of disciplines including anthropology,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Transnationalising Reproduction

    Third Party Conception in a Globalised World

    Edited by Roisin Ryan Flood, Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

    This book about ‘third party conception’ (gamete and embryo donation and surrogacy arrangements) will provide an original and timely contribution to work on assisted reproduction. Third party conception is a growing phenomenon and provokes a burgeoning range of ethical, legal and social questions.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Known Economy

    Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale

    By Colin Danby

    Why do critics and celebrants of globalization concur that international trade and finance represent an inexorable globe-bestriding force with a single logic? The Known Economy shows that both camps rest on the same ideas about how the world is scaled. Two centuries ago romantic and rationalist…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Viking-Age Transformations

    Trade, Craft and Resources in Western Scandinavia

    Edited by Zanette T. Glørstad, Kjetil Loftsgarden

    The Viking Age was a period of profound change, as kingdoms were established, Christianity became the encompassing ideological and cosmological framework and towns were formed. This book examines the central backdrop to these changes: the economic transformation of West Scandinavia. With a focus on…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Culture, Environment and Adaptation in the North

  • Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism

    By June Edmunds

    Cosmopolitanism, as an intellectual and political project, has failed. The portrayal of human rights, especially European, as evidence of cosmopolitanism in practice is misguided. Cosmopolitan theorists point to the rise of claims-making to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) among Europe’s…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Critical Reflections on Migration, ‘Race’ and Multiculturalism

    Australia in a Global Context

    Edited by Martina Boese, Vince Marotta

    Migration and its associated social practices and consequences have been studied within a multitude of academic disciplines and in the context of policies at local, national and regional level. This edited collection provides an introduction and critical review of conceptual developments and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Media as Politics in South Asia

    Edited by Sahana Udupa, Stephen D. Mcdowell

    The dramatic expansion of the media and communications sector since the 1990s has brought South Asia on the global scene as a major center for media production and consumption. This book is the first overview of media expansion and its political ramifications in South Asia during these years of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The State of Global Education

    Learning with the World and its People

    Edited by Brad Maguth, Jeremy Hilburn

    A battle is being waged in classrooms and capitals around the world over the goals and objectives of the future of global education. While there is growing research in the area of global education, much remains to be uncovered, challenged, and learned through sound empirical research and conceptual…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Citizenship, Character and Values Education

  • Afropolitanism: Reboot

    Edited by Carli Coetzee

    This edited collection comprises an original and activist group of contributions on that much maligned figure, the Afropolitan. The contributors do not aim to define or fix the term anew; the reboot is, instead, the beginnings of an activist scholarly agenda in which ‘the Afropolitan’ is reimagined…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education

    What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next?

    Edited by Rebecca Bennett, Mike Kent

    Since the first MOOC was launched at the University of Manitoba in 2008, this new form of the massification of higher education has been a rollercoaster ride for the university sector. The New York Times famously declared 2012 to be the year of the MOOC. However, by 2014, the number of academic…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Public Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity. Volume I

    Comparisons, Challenges and Impact

    Edited by Solange Lefebvre, Patrice Brodeur

    Due to growing negative perceptions about relations between historically entrenched, dominant populations and various minority groups, issues relating to the need to better manage cultural and religious diversity have been intensifying in many countries. These negative perceptions have recently led…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Social Class and Transnational Human Capital

    How Middle and Upper Class Parents Prepare Their Children for Globalization

    By Jürgen Gerhards, Silke Hans, Sören Carlson

    Due to globalization processes, foreign language skills, knowledge about other countries and intercultural competences have increasingly become important for societies and people’s social positions. Previous research on social inequality, however, has dominantly focused on the reproduction of class…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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